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Advanced Social Worker

  • Salary band: £44,428 - £47,420
  • Closing: 13 June 2024

Salary: £45,413 to £48,474 (Including Market Supplement)

An exciting opportunity exists for the role of Advanced Social Worker in Operational Services.

We are seeking to appoint an individual who is highly motivated to safeguarding children at risk. We are a service committed to putting the safety of children at the centre of everything we do. To be successful in this role you will need be tenacious and passionate about this area of work.

The role will involve managing complex caseloads, and helping to establish a restorative practice led culture of continual improvement and quality assurance. As the Advanced Social Work in your team, you will be the lead on ensuring compliance and practice standards are maintained to the highest level. You will lead by example and work with social workers with varying experience from newly qualified upwards. You will also provide supervision and be expected to participate in specialist project work across the whole service. This is an exciting but challenging role that should be seen as a step towards management opportunities in the future. In return for your commitment and hard work, Torbay will support you with relevant training and development opportunities delivered via its new Learning Academy.

We are committed to a restorative and relational model of working ‘WITH’ our children and young people so they remain at the heart of our practice. Restorative and relational based practice describes a way of being, an underpinning ethos, which enables us to build and maintain healthy relationships, resolve difficulties and repair harm when relationships breakdown.

DBS disclosure is required for this job

For an informal discussion please contact Mimi Taylor at mimi.taylor@torbay.gov.uk